Programs and Services

Our staff helps identify programs and services tailored to the needs of your family. From early intervention to pre-vocational and transition, we have something suited to your needs.

Sibling Social Support Group

  Social Inclusion for Brothers and Sisters SIBS™ (Social Inclusion for Brothers and Sisters) is a free program designed for 1st – 12th grade children with siblings diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Our monthly support group …

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Daily Living Skills

Daily Living Skills This program addresses the Daily Living Skills  needed to live a life of maximum independence for the individual with autism and other developmental disabilities and the family unit.  Components of the program include: …

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Community Care Assistance

Community Care Scholarship Assistance Program Finding Hope in Autism is our community care scholarship assistance program designed to help children receive diagnostic and support services NOT covered by insurance, private funding, or governmental assistance. This includes …

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Community Outreach

Community Outreach Collaboration is the key to a better community. We partner with private companies, educational institutions, and other non-profit organizations to promote community awareness and better the lives of individuals living with autism and other …

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Spark Program

The Spark Program Grant a Gift® offers this program in partnership with Celebrate EDU. The Spark Program is a curriculum that teaches entrepreneurial skills to young adults with developmental disabilities or unique learning profiles. The program …

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Find My Way™ Navigation

Find My Way™ is a free helpline for families seeking information on autism and resources available throughout the community. You can reach us at (702) 564-2453 or navigation@grantagiftautismfoundation.org. Our trained Community Care Specialists answer questions …

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Buds®

BUDS® (Building Up and Developing Social Skills) is designed for ages 6 – 12 with autism spectrum disorder that require additional age-appropriate support for social limitations. We offer clinical- and community-based programs to help your …

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Teen Buds®

TeenBUDS® (Building Up and Developing Social Skills) is a program designed for ages 13–18 (up to 22 years old, if enrolled in high school) with autism spectrum disorder that require additional age-appropriate support for social …

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Buds® Social Program
BUDS® and TeenBUD®  are social development programs that follow behavior analytic principles supported by effective treatment packages such as modeling (live and video), peer training, social skills, and naturalistic teaching. Parents will receive one-on-one training to help set goals for their child in the program and at home.

Programs are funded for families in financial need and available on a private pay basis. At this time, we also accept funds through the Autism Treatment Assistance Program (ATAP) and Desert Regional Center (DRC). Program eligibility is based on a sliding scale; however scholarship funding may be available for those that qualify.

OTHER RESOURCES

We help families fight autism through funding, support services, vocational training, transition planning, and education. Learn more about autism with these valuable resources.

Special Sources Magazine – Resource Guide

CDC Milestone Moments (English)

CDC Milestone Moments (Spanish)

Autism Speaks® Family Toolkits

CDC: Learn the Signs. Act Early.

CDC:  Signs & Concerns

CDC (Centers For Disease Control) Free Resources